#RestDayBrag

Wizard needs coffee, badly.

I’m tired. It’s been a long week and the first time I’ve traveled in almost 30 months. While it was fun to finally meet co-workers that I have only ever known through the tiny square boxes on Zoom and Teams, it was interesting to see how the stimulation of face-to-face interaction just wiped me out.

I’ve written about Rest Day Brags before….

#RestDayBrag
Inspired by those that brag about rest days instead of “epic” adventures, this week I’m leaning hard into it and taking a quick Makoism #restdaybrag.

So I will take this weekend off, rest, and recoup, and I’ll be back next week.

Until then, here are the top 5 makoism’s from the few months.

See you next week on the flip side; well-rested.

Surprising Things About Boredom
"Im bored." If you are a parent, these are the two most dreaded words. Now that I'm writing this, I probably know just as many adults who have a fundamental problem with being bored. Plenty of people can't sit still. They require constant motion, passive consumption (
Mako "Things I Like": 2021
For the last several years (7 to be exact), it's been an ongoing tradition to keep track of and share things/apps/processes that I have found helpful throughout the year. Think of it as my "yearly review" with links and tips for the things that I surround myself with as part of an ongoing attempt to maximize my daily workflow, put me …
I Don't Know
For the last several years, I've kept a commonplace journal in DayOne that I store all sorts of bits and pieces of wisdom that I run across. It could be a favorite quote. Or perhaps an inspiring picture. A random story. A doodle. A word. Whatever goes. The only rule is to make it worthwhile for yourself.
Continuity
If there were a single word to describe thoughts this week, it would be continuity. While I am not solely referring to this week's outage of Amazon, it amuses me when people are shocked at how interconnected everyday life is to cloud providers. For example, a
Don’t Do It
Anyone else in the same boat? Here we are, a few weeks into 2022, and my calendar is already a complete train wreck. I honestly don’t know what happened; I have systems in place with “blocks,” say ‘no’ to meetings without agendas and decline things that waste time.